Laois Sport

Laois minors pull off the most dramatic of wins

Electric Ireland Leinster Minor Football Championship Round 2 Laois 3-6 Westmeath 1-11 By Denis J. Croke LOVERS of the big ball game, albeit the English version, have experienced a week where games provided the most dramatic outcomes as probably ever...

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Relieved and contented but Brennan knows work still to be done

LAOIS manager looked mighty relieved when he spoke to the media after seeing off a determined Offaly in the Joe...

Wednesday, 15/05/19 - 10:21am Read More

Laois survive Faithful ambush in dramatic conclusion

Joe McDonagh Cup Rd 1 Laois 4-22 Offaly 3-21 By Pat Delaney WHEN these two met in big games in...

Wednesday, 15/05/19 - 10:19am Read More

Clodagh returns to complete the business as Laois are crowned champions

All-Ireland Camogie Minor B Final Replay Laois 4-6 Limerick 2-5 By Pat Delaney LAOIS’S good record in All-Ireland final replays...

Thursday, 09/05/19 - 2:41pm Read More

Laois finish strong to claim Leinster title

Leinster Camogie U/6 B Cup Final Laois 3-15 Carlow 3-12 LAOIS produced an outstanding second half comeback to pip Carlow...

Thursday, 09/05/19 - 2:38pm Read More

Kirwan comes to Laois’s rescue

Electric Ireland Leinster Minor Hurling Championship Rd 2   Laois 1-14 Kildare 2-10 By Ian Baker TRAILING Kildare by five...

Thursday, 09/05/19 - 2:35pm Read More

Laois Masters come close to upsetting All-Ireland champions

All-Ireland Master Football Championship Rd 1 Dublin 3-11 Laois 3-7 LAOIS Masters football team put in a battling performance when...

Thursday, 09/05/19 - 2:34pm Read More

Rachel wins gold and a place on the Irish team

AT the recent National Women’s Senior Cadet Championships held at the National Stadium, Dublin, Rachel Lawless, Portlaoise boxing club, won...

Thursday, 09/05/19 - 2:31pm Read More

Amazing week for Celtic as promotion is secured

CCFL Division 4 Clonmore 2 Mountmellick Celtic 5 Clara Town 0 Mountmellick Celtic 4 MOUNTMELLICK Celtic hadn’t much time to...

Thursday, 09/05/19 - 2:28pm Read More

Heartbreak for Knockbeg as junior honours go to St Colman’s College

St Colman’s College 3-6 Knockbeg College 0-14 By Kieran Murphy AN ability to find the net at crucial times proved...

Friday, 05/04/19 - 11:55am Read More

National Sport

St Pat’s revive European ambitions with win over Derry

St Patrick’s Athletic have breathed new life into their European ambitions. Kevin Toner’s first-half header was enough to give Harry Kenny’s side a 1-0 win at home to Derry City. The win moves Pat’s to within five points of third-placed...

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Spurs ban three fans who tried to sell on Champions League final tickets

Tottenham have handed “indefinite” bans to three supporters who tried to sell their Champions League final tickets on a secondary...

Tuesday, 21/05/19 - 10:05pm Read More

Sean Powter has ‘outside chance’ of playing in the championship this year

Sean Powter could see action for the Cork footballers this summer – but only if the county progresses as far...

Tuesday, 21/05/19 - 8:45pm Read More

Carlow trio fail to get suspensions overturned before Championship opener

Carlow manager Turlough O’Brien has had his 20-week suspension upheld by the Central Appeals Committee. The CAC have also upheld...

Tuesday, 21/05/19 - 5:05pm Read More

Top sportspeople calling for greater promotion of women’s sport

Some of Ireland’s top sportspeople have come together to call for greater promotion of women’s sport. Stephanie Roche (centre) with,...

Tuesday, 21/05/19 - 4:55pm Read More

Cian Kelleher rejoins Leinster as 21 new contracts confirmed

Cian Kelleher has rejoined Leinster as the province announced 21 new contracts for next season. The 24-year-old winger has scored...

Tuesday, 21/05/19 - 3:35pm Read More

Caster Semenya to race 3,000m after losing rule-change appeal

Caster Semenya will race in the 3,000m at the Diamond League Prefontaine Classic in June. It is a distance she...

Tuesday, 21/05/19 - 3:15pm Read More

Michael Ryan hails Tipperary’s ‘total hurling’ but urges caution from fans

Former Tipperary manager Michael Ryan has hailed the “total hurling” of his former charges as the best the county has...

Tuesday, 21/05/19 - 2:45pm Read More

New faces among Stephen Kenny’s Ireland squad for Toulon Tournament

Stephen Kenny has welcomed a number of new faces into his Republic of Ireland U21 squad for the Toulon Tournament....

Tuesday, 21/05/19 - 2:25pm Read More

Replacing Martin as Offaly manager ‘another short-term, reactionary move’, says Duignan

Michael Duignan has criticised the Offaly County Board for replacing hurling manager Kevin Martin. Kevin Martin A disastrous start to...

Tuesday, 21/05/19 - 12:45pm Read More

Sport Columnists

RUGBY – Portlaoise signal intention in season opener

Portlaoise 26 Thurles 22 PORTLAOISE signalled their intention to rebuild their side into a force to be reckoned with at Togher on Sunday last. Captain Rosie Palmer led her team into the first competitive match of the season with trepidation...

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Ruanbeg rescued

WRITE a book on any subject and that topic becomes part of the author’s mental make-up both before and long...

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